Newsletter Articles – include a call to unstereotype workplaces

Posted by Amanda Furness


Here are the articles we featured in our Spring 2017 newsletter:

Preventing digital overload must become part of employee wellbeing programmes

This article makes the case for including a digital management strategy in every company’s wellbeing programme. It includes 5 tips to help employees start to use technology in a more mindful way.

Opinion: How to manage the mental wellbeing impact of a departing colleague

In this short article, Sir Cary Cooper considers the effect that the departure of a staff member can have on the remaining members of that team and suggests how managers can lessen the impact.

Unilever urges world leaders to unstereotype the workplace

The results of research, which Unilever commissioned, has led them to call for senior leaders to “recognise that stereotypes, social norms and unconscious bias are contributing to the ever-widening gender gap”.

Older workers “more stressed” than younger colleagues

Some new research reveals differences in wellbeing, motivation and attitude between the oldest and youngest employees in the workplace. The report’s authors suggest 5 improvements organisations can make to boost wellbeing, happiness and productivity for all ages of staff.

The Resilience Habit I Taught Thousands of Army Drill Sergeants

Paula Davis-Laack knew that soldiers were trained to deal with bad news very effectively and rationally. However, when the project she was involved with taught soldiers the skill of how good news should be dealt with, the impact was profound and benefitted their relationships not only at work but with their significant others and, particularly, their children.

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Why making music at work is great for employee wellbeing

You regularly hear of employers offering reduced gym membership or having fresh fruit available in the workplace. However, this experiment carried out in Sweden encouraged employees to make music at work. It resulted in some great results for employee wellbeing …

September 2017 – above article is no longer available online but a similar one can be found here